Welcome to the AIC’s financial adviser centre. Here, you can access statistics, performance data, training, news, guides and videos on the investment company industry, including investment trusts and VCTs. All our services for financial advisers and wealth managers are free of charge and our CPD is accredited by professional bodies.
David Prosser analyses the use of gearing by investment companies.
This short video explains why you should attend AIC investment trust seminars, with feedback from advisers who have attended in the past.
Alex explains his strategy for managing the Fidelity Special Values investment trust, including his small- and mid-cap bias, his use of derivatives, and the kind of stocks he favours.
Andrew outlines where he uses investment trusts for clients in preference to open-ended funds, as well as pointing out pockets of value he sees in the sector today.
David Prosser discusses liquidity in the investment company sector.
Jonathan Brown and Robin West discuss their investment strategy.
Harry Nimmo discusses his investment process for UK Smaller Companies.
David Prosser looks at why the investment company sector is important to investors trying to generate yield.
David Prosser discusses whether now could be the time to revisit the emerging markets sector.
Harry Nimmo, manager of Standard Life UK Smaller Companies discusses the outlook for the UK Smaller Companies sector.
David Prosser analyses the investment company sector’s outperformance.
A perspective from James Carthew, research director, QuotedData.